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Trump says NRA could soften opposition to gun reforms after mass shootings

10 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday he could persuade the powerful National Rifle Association lobby group to drop its strong opposition to gun restrictions after recent mass shootings that have reignited the gun control debate.

Trump roils markets with comments on China trade, Huawei

10 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was not ready to make a deal with China and even called a September round of trade talks into question, reviving concerns on financial markets that the bilateral dispute is unlikely to end anytime soon. | Video

Trump says North Korea's Kim sent 'very beautiful letter'; new meeting possible

09 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Friday he had just received a "very beautiful letter" from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and added that he could have another meeting with him. | Video

U.S. government contractors get first look at Huawei ban

08 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei.

Trump condemns white supremacy, vague on gun measures after U.S. shootings

07 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday proposed tighter monitoring of the internet, mental health reform and wider use of the death penalty in response to two mass shootings over the weekend that left 32 people dead in Texas and Ohio. | Video

After shootings, Trump reins in his attacks - for now

07 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON After back-to-back mass shootings in two states over the weekend spurred widespread condemnation of his rhetoric and style, President Donald Trump chose to suppress his instinct to attack his rivals - at least for now. | Video

Trump freezes all Venezuelan government assets in bid to pressure Maduro

06 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States on Monday, sharply escalating an economic and diplomatic pressure campaign aimed at removing socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power. | Video

Trump verurteilt nach Schießereien Rassismus

05 Aug 2019

Washington Nach den jüngsten Massakern in den USA hat Präsident Donald Trump zur Ablehnung von Rassismus und Fanatismus aufgerufen.

Bolton, Ross to give U.S. 'big presence' at Venezuela summit in Peru: U.S. official

03 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. national security adviser John Bolton and U.S. Secretary Wilbur Ross will speak at a conference on Venezuela in Peru next week as part of a campaign to force President Nicolas Maduro to relinquish power, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.

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